Mobile Giant Opera Software Is Close to Selling to Chinese Players for $1.2 Billion

A consortium of Chinese Internet-focused investors—Golden Brick Silk Road, Kunlun and Qihoo 360—have put in an offer to buy mobile software and advertising player Opera for $1.2 billion.

Apple Dominant in Opera Mediaworks Mobile Stats

Apple's iPhone and iPad captured 44 percent of mobile impressions and 50 percent of mobile revenue in third-quarter ad buys via Opera Mediaworks' platform—impressive results considering all the smartphones and tablets on the market.

English National Opera Releases Un-Opera-Like Condom Ad

The English National Opera is courting controversy with an ad campaign for its production of Mozart's Don Giovanni that pairs the image of an open condom wrapper with the familiar phrase, "Coming Soon." Some people are upset about the double entend